Forest Fest


Forest FestSaturday, April 20  |  9 am-2 pm
Downtown Wake Forest

Join us along Festival Street (Owen Avenue) and Brooks Street (including Centennial Plaza and Town Hall Parking Lot) in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, April 20, for the 3rd Annual Forest Fest! 

Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, Wake Forest Guild of Artists, the Wake Forest Historical Museum, the Wake Forest Farmers Market and the Wake Forest Historic 13.1. This fun-filled event will feature entertainment, the Wake Forest Guild of Artists Spring Art Market, the Wake Forest Farmers Market, a tree seedling giveaway, educational opportunities, children's activities, vendors, food options, and much more!

This family friendly event celebrates the heart of Wake Forest, where history is cherished and nature thrives.


Entertainment & Activities

Food Trucks


  • Cultivations: Botanically Inspired Crafts

  • LZjewels

  • NC Country Roads Honey

  • Wake Forest Cornhole

  • Sand Art by Wake Forest Cornhole
  • David's Brittle

  • Puckett Acres

  • Gramps BBQ

  • Wake Forest Pride

  • Dandelion Learning Collaborative

  • Under the Oaks Pottery


  • Neuse River Hawks Conservationists

  • Northeast Community Coalition

  • Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry
  • Wake Forest Garden Club

  • Wake Forest Woman's Club

  • Wake Forest Historical Museum

  • Wake Forest Lion's Club

  • F3 NE Wake

  • North Carolina Compost Council

  • Joyner-Harris Forest Conservation

  • Aurora Fossil Museum

  • Trees for the Triangle

  • Forestville Baptist Church


  • Heritage High School FFA

  • NC Department of Transportation - Train Safety

  • Wake Forest Fire Department 

  • Army Corp of Engineers 
  • Wake Forest Police Department

Thank You To Our Sponsors


Professional Touch Paint


Holding VillageJohnson Hyundai of Wake Forest Wild Birds Unlimited         Warren, Shackleford, & Thomas Attorneys PLLC
                           Focus Design Builders LLCRE/Max of Wake Forest Wake Forest Federal Savings and Loan


Forest Fest
Program Assistant